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Kearny, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $310,975 (it was $166,600 in 2000)
Kearny:

$310,975
New Jersey:

$307,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $226,574 - $386,559
Median year house/condo built: 1944

Median year apartment built: 1949

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,985

Size of family households: 3,052 2-persons, 2,674 3-persons, 2,487 4-persons, 1,096 5-persons, 574 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,955 1-person, 480 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

6,214 married couples with children.
1,704 single-parent households (394 men, 1,310 women).

46.9% of residents of Kearny speak English at home.
25.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
22.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 15,475 (38.2%)
(38.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kearny, New Jersey:

  • 49no bedroom
  • 3271 bedroom
  • 1,7852 bedrooms
  • 3,0053 bedrooms
  • 9874 bedrooms
  • 3435+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearny, New Jersey:

  • 237no bedroom
  • 2,1851 bedroom
  • 3,0462 bedrooms
  • 1,3333 bedrooms
  • 2194 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Kearny in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 559no vehicle
  • 2,0861 vehicle
  • 2,5522 vehicles
  • 9703 vehicles
  • 2864 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Kearny in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,612no vehicle
  • 3,3191 vehicle
  • 1,6642 vehicles
  • 3863 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearny, New Jersey:

  • 131 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 2213 rooms
  • 5044 rooms
  • 1,5955 rooms
  • 1,8556 rooms
  • 9447 rooms
  • 6038 rooms
  • 6959+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearny, New Jersey:

  • 1901 room
  • 5492 rooms
  • 1,3943 rooms
  • 1,8664 rooms
  • 2,0165 rooms
  • 7546 rooms
  • 1197 rooms
  • 988 rooms
  • 579+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Kearny, NJ household income distribution

  • Kearny, NJ household income distribution
  • 963Less than $10,000
  • 614$10,000 to $14,999
  • 701$15,000 to $19,999
  • 710$20,000 to $24,999
  • 881$25,000 to $29,999
  • 877$30,000 to $34,999
  • 850$35,000 to $39,999
  • 740$40,000 to $44,999
  • 728$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,217$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,629$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,841$75,000 to $99,999
  • 821$100,000 to $124,999
  • 378$125,000 to $149,999
  • 373$150,000 to $199,999
  • 238$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Kearny, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Kearny, NJ
  • 88Less than $10,000
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 25$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 40$80,000 to $89,999
  • 17$90,000 to $99,999
  • 109$100,000 to $124,999
  • 73$125,000 to $149,999
  • 195$150,000 to $174,999
  • 223$175,000 to $199,999
  • 956$200,000 to $249,999
  • 819$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,944$300,000 to $399,999
  • 944$400,000 to $499,999
  • 379$500,000 to $749,999
  • 31$750,000 to $999,999
  • 20$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Kearny, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Kearny, NJ
  • 44$150 to $199
  • 73$200 to $249
  • 46$250 to $299
  • 8$300 to $349
  • 54$400 to $449
  • 21$450 to $499
  • 77$500 to $549
  • 96$600 to $649
  • 63$650 to $699
  • 61$700 to $749
  • 332$750 to $799
  • 1,106$800 to $899
  • 1,903$900 to $999
  • 2,253$1,000 to $1,249
  • 952$1,250 to $1,499
  • 158$1,500 to $1,999
  • 29$2,000 or more
  • 279No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3,8481995 to March 2000
  • 2,5291990 to 1994
  • 2,4871985 to 1989
  • 1,7051980 to 1984
  • 1,1431975 to 1979
  • 1,4701970 to 1974
  • 9441965 to 1969
  • 1,349Before 1965
Kearny commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 465
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,475
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,788
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,064
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,342
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 992
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,948
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 464
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 828
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,459
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,621
  • 90 or more minutes: 680
Kearny, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 32.0%
Number of people working at home: 170 (1.0% of all workers)

Kearny mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,314 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 2,205 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,237 (7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 23 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 565 (3%)
  • Railroad: 531 (3%)
  • Taxi: 62 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,061 (6%)
  • Other means: 115 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 170 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 13,115
 Portuguese: 4,533
 Italian: 4,196
 Irish: 3,716
 Polish: 2,355
 Brazilian: 1,521
 German: 1,184
 United States or American: 1,129
 Scottish: 839
 Scotch-Irish: 507
 English: 503
 Arab:: 315
 Subsaharan African:: 315
 Lithuanian: 301
 Greek: 291
 African: 245
 French (except Basque): 241
 Egyptian: 202
 Ukrainian: 170
 Russian: 134
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 128
 Hungarian: 77
 Swedish: 76
 Slovak: 73
 British: 65
 European: 64
 Welsh: 62
 Austrian: 59
 French Canadian: 57
 Basque: 55
 Macedonian: 52
 Czech: 51
 Armenian: 48
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 47
 Turkish: 36
 Guyanese: 35
 Arab/Arabic: 34
 Norwegian: 34
 Dutch: 32
 Moroccan: 31
 Czechoslovakian: 31
 Lebanese: 30
 Canadian: 29
 Jamaican: 29
 Croatian: 28
 Haitian: 28
 Other Subsaharan African: 25
 Kenyan: 19
 British West Indian: 14
 Syrian: 12
 Swiss: 11
 Yugoslavian: 11
 West Indian: 10
 Ghanian: 9
 South African: 9
 Bulgarian: 8
 Liberian: 8
 Iranian: 8
 Celtic: 7
 Other Arab: 6
 Belgian: 6
 Danish: 6
 Eastern European: 5
 Slavic: 5
 Latvian: 5
 Romanian: 5
 Maltese: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Portugal
  • 11%Brazil
  • 11%Peru
  • 7%Ecuador
  • 5%Spain
  • 5%India
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

59% of Kearny residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in New Jersey.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 318
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 286
  • 5th and 6th grade: 334
  • 7th and 8th grade: 735
  • 9th grade: 421
  • 10th grade: 552
  • 11th grade: 487
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 975
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,768
  • Less than 1 year of college: 664
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,372
  • Associate degree: 489
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,479
  • Master's degree: 632
  • Professional school degree: 330
  • Doctorate degree: 80

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 293
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 309
  • 5th and 6th grade: 389
  • 7th and 8th grade: 828
  • 9th grade: 349
  • 10th grade: 537
  • 11th grade: 337
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 907
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,880
  • Less than 1 year of college: 725
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,328
  • Associate degree: 597
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,490
  • Master's degree: 502
  • Professional school degree: 238
  • Doctorate degree: 59

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 7.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 11.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 12.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 9.2%Females
Kearny marital status for males
Kearny marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kearny:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 78.4%Utility gas
  • 18.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 72.9%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.9%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 639
Here:

16.1%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 227
Here:

9.4%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 688
Here:

34.2%
New Jersey:

30.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)